Podcast Episode #134
Discussion about financial barriers and budgets in the local church. As we mention in the podcast, if you want us to examine an item in your church budget, email [email protected].
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Both browbeating people about giving and completely ignoring it are not healthy for a pastor.
- The church should lead by example in good stewardship.
- Zero-based budgeting is often the best budgeting method for churches.
- Offering envelopes are antiquated—but they work to increase giving.
- Millennials want to know the money they give is being spent well.
- Millennials have little patience for waste when it comes to church budgets.
The six keys to breaking financial barriers in your church are:
- Preach on stewardship
- Live within your means as a church
- Use powerful stories around the offertory time
- Provide various means of giving
- Use testimonies during the time of giving in the church
- Understand the mindset of Millennials
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